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Monday, January 16, 2017

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Elderly Woman Accidentally Burns Down Her House While Cooking

A poor 65-year-old woman in Bosu-dong, Jung-gu accidentally burned down her small house last week while trying to cook a hot dog.

Korea Developing ‘Super Chickens’ Weighing 10 Kilograms

Yonhap reports that a poultry farm in Korea's Imsil County in the North Jeolla Province, is raising “super chickens” that are as much as six times larger than typical chickens.

Busan Fire Department Deals With 540 Calls Per Day

A new report shows that Busan Fire Department has responded to 540 reports of accidents a day on average last year.
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Video: Bus Driver Hailed a Hero After Stopping Thief

A Busan bus driver has been hailed as a hero after stopping a thief who had robbed an elderly woman of her bag at a bus stop in Haeundae.

Korea’s Coldest Weekend this Winter is on its Way

Bundle up and settle in folks, this weekend temperatures are expected to drop to as low as minus 13 degrees Celsius, according to the national weather agency.

Haeundae Sfunz Closes for Good

Sfunz Mall in Haeundae has closed its doors for good as a shopping mall and is set to be turned into a residential complex.

Haeundae’s Infamous Red Light District to be Gone by Year’s End

Haeundae's infamous "609" red-light district will be gone by year's end according to local media reports.

Body Washes Ashore on Dadaepo Beach

The body of a missing 20-year-old man washed ashore on Dadaepo Beach this past weekend.

Netflix Will Produce its First Korean Original Series

Netflix announced that it will develop its first Korean original series next year called “Love Alarm”, which will be based on a popular local webtoon.

Minor Early Morning Earthquake Hits Gyeongju Again

A number of residents have woken up to the nation’s emergency alarm system as a pair of minor earthquakes hit the city of Gyeongju earlier this morning.

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